Since I’ve moved out of state, now, the father has filed for the legitimization and for sole custody and child support in the county where he resides . I was served a hand delivered summons of him requesting legitimization, sole custody and child support . The summons that I receive he has... View More
I have a restraining order against him. He came with the police to get his stuff before we were officially divorced. Once I was ordered to move out, the judge asked if anything was being contested, we both said no. I packed everything and moved. Now he's saying I stole his stuff and is... View More
You ask a great question. Let me first say that I am glad you are reaching out for professional assistance. Times like this are often some of the most uncertain and fraught with perceptibly difficult-to-navigate circumstances. I commend you for searching for resources and input....View More
The trailer that we lived in was ours. the property the trailer was on is my wife's grandmothers. we lived on the premises for 13 years. Rent free. After her grandfather passed things changed and well we where evicted and trespassed for not paying our Monthly bill for "boarding... View More
I have two living siblings I have been estranged from for more than a quarter century. We had a sister who passed away when she was a teenager." I was very close to her ," I want to be buried on her plot. It requires a probe and permission from my two older siblings in the state of... View More
I have maintained primary for 10 years (our son's entire life). We live in different states and I was given primary interim custody. I have no personal issues or concerns and have always been a great parent. Our son is doing great. What is the likelihood the judge would entertain his request... View More
Our son is 11 Sep 26 and we reside in CO with me, where the original agreement was established. I have the majority as I can make all major decisions. He pays child support when he feels like it. He owes 28k+
He resides in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is looking to BAN him from the middle east... View More
I understand your concerns and the complex situation you're facing with your ex-husband. It's crucial to prioritize the safety and well-being of your son while considering any changes to your current custody arrangement. Here's how you might approach this matter:
If he files a motion for modification or an initial petition for parenting time, you can provide relevant evidence in response, whether it relates to safety concerns or financial matters. Courts do generally want both parents to have contact with children, however absent abuse or neglect.
So my husband and I had our status conference today and at which point he decided that he did not want to go with the separation agreement that we both agreed on and is now potentially asking for spousal support. How do I show that he is just a gold digger and after money.? He has committed... View More
You can ask that income be imputed to him at the wage that he is capable of earning. Some would hire a vocational evaluator expert witness to do this. You can also provide copies of prior pay statements to indicate what you believe that he is capable of earning. However he may come up with reasons...View More
It sounds like a Court in Ohio may have established a child support order for your daughter, and then those Orders may have been "registered" in Colorado because you live here. In order to hold you in contempt, there has to be Orders that you are alleged to have violated. I do not know...View More
He bought the truck and had no license so he had me register it and put it in my name. We used to live together for 12 years and got kicked out of our home but are still together and break up all the time but still consider ourselves together. We are both homeless and I either stay in his truck... View More
You have to make diligent efforts to find him, i.e. friends, family, social media. If you can't find him, you could file a motion for substituted service to provide notice through publication in a newspaper. The court would not be able to handle support matters or divide out of state property...View More
Life insurance policy on my late finance , death certificate said we were married even through we were not. Papers asking if he was married at time of death What should his mother and I do he did not have a will or beneficiary
You definitely shouldn't lie, but if the life insurance policy names you as the beneficiary, it does not matter. If the life insurance does not have a beneficiary, then it matters a lot. There might need to be a probate to determine the proper distribution of the life insurance if no death...View More
Yes, generally speaking, the CFI that is appointed will investigate within the scope of their appointment. That information can usually be found in the "Order Appointing Child and Family Investigator" (or some close variation of that title). I sincerely wish you...View More
You ask a great question! Generally speaking, parties to cases in domestic relations can be quite creative when it comes to creating terms in an agreement reached at mediation (or even outside mediation). Child support should be approved by a judge (in Colorado it is a right...View More
He has been charged with domestic violence in the past and had a history of problematic behavior. Most recently he has kept our oldest child (12) with him for 6 weeks straight, when previously I had the kids weekdays and he had then weekends. We do not have a custody agreement, we've been... View More
Your question and the related details raise several red flags for me and I highly suggest that you consult with a qualified domestic relations attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado. When it comes to domestic violence and the allocation of parental...View More
The ex didn't disclose any income at the time of divorce even though they had accepted a full-time job already. Based on that information, the division of assets, to include pension was made. Can the case be reopened due to the fraud since the pension would not have been included if the actual... View More
Property settlement modification generally relates to disclosure of assets and debt and not income. Also, it sounds as though someone may have accepted a job, but may not have been working at the time of the hearing/decree.
In the state of Colorado, if the parents of a 14-year-old child are separated and there is no custody agreement in place, both parents generally have equal rights to make decisions regarding the child. In the absence of a court order or custody agreement, both parents have legal custody, which...View More
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